n.諷刺(文) [a sharp, often virulent satire directed against an individual or institution; a work of literature, art, or the like , ridiculing severely the character or behavior of a person, society, etc.]
v.諷刺 [to mock or ridicule in a lampoon]
ex. to lampoon important leaders in the government.
ex. His cartoon mercilessly lampoon the leading politician of the day.
ps. xination有看過一段lampoon是這樣的，它是一段TV show，用來挖苦紐約市長的(紐約市長是盲人)，在show中市長拿著經濟的趨勢圖，然後說「喔，我們現在的經濟越來不越好了，你看..」，然後現場的記者卻跟市長說「市長你圖拿反了」，市長：「sorry，因為我看不到」
字源：lampoon這個字的來源不是很確定，但有說法是lampoon是從法文的 lampon 來的，意思就"let us drink"，可能來自於lap v.舔...所以它的意思"讓我們舔吧!!"
ps. 有一家公司就叫做national lampoon, (the film and television comedy-oriented production company formed in 2002)
n. 長矛 [a long wooden shaft with a pointed metal head, used as a weapon by knights and cavalry soldiers in charging.]
n.一種小手術刀(柳葉刀) [a small surgical instrument, usually sharp-pointed and two-edged, for making small incisions]
ps.比方說，一些糖尿病者需要自測血糖，就會用Diabetic Lancet/ Blood Lancet
n.垃圾填埋地 [a low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil.]
ex. refuse landfill
ps. landfall n.登陸 [不是土掉下來了唷...]
ex. Typhoon will make a landfall tomorrow.
adj.為陸地所包圍的;內陸的 [Entirely or almost entirely surrounded by land]
ex. Switzerland is complete landlocked.
ps. Do you know which is the largest landlocked country in the world?
Ans Kazakhstan 哈薩克
n.地標 [a prominent or conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide, esp. to ships at sea or to travelers on a road; a distinguishing landscape feature marking a site or location]
ex. The church on the hilltop was a well-known landmark.
ex. Taipei 101 is a landmark of Taipei.
n.(歷史上劃時代的)重大事件,里程碑 [An event marking an important stage of development or a turning point in history.]
ex. a landmark in the history of modern art
n.山崩 [the downward falling or sliding of a mass of soil, detritus, or rock on or from a steep slope.]
ex. Many people were dug out after being buried by the landslide.
n.(選舉中的)壓倒性大勝利 [an election in which a particular victorious candidate or party receives an overwhelming mass or majority of votes]
ex. Opinion polls forecast a Conservative landslide.
n. [any overwhelming victory]
ps.1 landslide victory
ps.2 美國用landslide, 英國用landslip
slide有快、輕易 rapid and easy; slip較有accidental的意味
langu.or n.倦怠 [lack of energy or vitality]
langu.ish v.變得無生氣 [to lose vigor and vitality]
langu.id adj.無精打采的 [lacking in vigor or vitality] (諧音：懶鬼)
v.變得無生氣,衰弱 [To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor.]
ex. We all languished in the failure of our experiment .
v.憔悴, 苦思 [To become downcast or pine away in longing]
ex. languish for love, company, sympathy
ex. They languish for their friends and family.
v.長期受苦 [To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions]
ex. No one knows for certain how many refugees wander the world today, or languish in camps without a permanent place of settlement.
字源： L. langu ēre ; akin to L.laxus lax adj.鬆的
adj.沒有活力的 [ lacking in vigor or vitality; slack (鬆的、馬虎的) or slow]
ex. The illness made him feel languid.
adj.無精打采的 [lacking in spirit or interest; listless]
ex. speaking with a languid tone
n.無氣力、無精打采 [Lack of physical or mental energy; sluggishness.]
ex. Jazz music induce a delightful languor .
字源： ME. langue "tongue". ex. lingua adj.舌;似舌的器官
adj.過度長的 [unduly (過度地) long and slender]
ex. lank grass; lank leafless trees.
ex. the horses are lean and lank. /* lean adj.傾斜的、瘦的*/
adj.(頭髮)平直的,不鬈曲的 [ of hair, straight and limp (n/v.跛行 a.柔弱的) ; without spring or curl.]
ps. 在聖誕節的歌中..就是中文有「叮叮噹，叮叮噹，鈴聲多響亮」，歌詞中就有"The horse was lean and lank".
v.(波浪)輕輕拍打 [(of water) to wash against or beat upon (something) with a light, slapping or splashing sound]
ex. wave laps on a beach
v.舐食 [to take in (liquid) with the tongue; lick in]
ex. dog laps water
n.膝部 [the front part of the human body from the waist to the knees when in a sitting position.]
n.(衣,裙等的)下襬 [the part of the clothing that lies on the front portion of the body from the waist to the knees when one sits.]
v.摺疊 [to fold over or around something; wrap or wind around something]
ex. to lap a bandage around one's finger .